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Olivine Series Completed

We completed the Olivine Series , which includes the mineral Olivine, the mineral Tephroite, and of course the gemstone Peridot. This goes along with a complete revision of the Olivine and Tephroite page with many more accurate localities, and great photos. Peridot in the gemstone section is entirely new.

Tourmaline Minerals and Gemstones Completed

We have spent significant time adding and editing the Tourmaline group and its main minerals, both in the mineral section and the gemstone section. We have also added many fabulous photos for each Tourmaline form. Besides for the main Tourmaline mineral page, which has been totally rewritten, we have added individual pages for each Tourmaline mineral:

We have also rewritten the gemstone page, which can be viewed here:


Beryl, Emerald, Aquamarine, Etc.

We have finished all the Beryl minerals and gemstones, as well as added plenty of pictures for them all.

We edited and rewrote the existing pages:

Because the Beryl minerals are so popular, we added several new pages as well that were not present in the old site: